"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined." -Henry David Thoreau
When Megan, The Fashionable Bureaucrat tweeted "I'm quitting my job in 1 hour.
I am a nervous Nellie about the challenges but think I'm up for the adventure. There are so many sisters who also are doing it for themselves! I take note from the likes of Karina Dresses designer, Karina Cousineau, and Serene The Elegant Bohemian who also sells on eBay, A big inspiration for me is Gabriala, who is not only the elegant dresser of Style Higher, but a business savvy CEO and Green business owner. She is someone who appreciates organics and sustainability, making products that are people friendly and good for the environment. Local friends, like Jodie who runs Lemon Drop Boutique, and O'maima of Beats and Bohos, have created wonderful businesses and have given me smart advice to help make it happen for me too.
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Which in a not-so-round-about-way, has everything to do with this blog. I began it, nearly 5 years ago as a way to promote an earlier attempt to start my own business. I'm a bit lagging, but this is the moment it truly begins. I hope you are rooting for me, and for all the women who are muscling their way into a independent marketplace.
Speaking of muscles, and marketplace, I have some good news! As of next week, I will have a small space selling at Atlas in the Fremont district. Fremont is a neighborhood deserving of a whole blog unto itself, but in short, a fantastic space to move into. So it's official- I'm a poet/dreamer/rabble rouser who also happens to be a clothing re-seller. Say hello to the new day job: curator/purveyor for Citizens of Rosebud, one-of-a-kind finds for original people.
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I invite you to visit the shops, and I can even give you a discount code for the Etsy shop! Use code ROSEBUD at checkout and get 10% off your purchase. I'm going after my dreams and am going to live the life I've imagined. Won't you join me?
Linking up the irresistable charms of Lakota for Ta-dah Tuesday